NISSAN ALTIMA 2013: AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
|Make : NISSAN||Model : ALTIMA||Year : 2013|
|Build Dates : 2013-01-03 - 2015-07-29|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V911000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-02-13||Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-19||Date Added to Database: 2016-12-19|
|Manufacturers Involved: Nissan North America, Inc.|
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|Component: AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 757|
Nissan North America, Inc. "Nissan" is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Altima vehicles manufactured January 3, 2013, to July 29, 2013, 2015-2016 Rogue vehicles manufactured October 14, 2014, to August 12, 2016, and 2016 Maxima vehicles manufactured June 4, 2015, to August 19, 2015. An incorrect Occupant Classification System "OCS" Electronic Control Unit "ECU" may have been installed in the front passenger seat. The incorrect ECU and seat combination may misclassify the front passenger seat occupant.
If the front passenger seat occupant is misclassified, the air bag may deploy incorrectly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ECU and update the OCS software free of charge. The recall began February 13, 2017. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.